Planning theories have often argued that the rational planning model continues to dominate the rhetoric and intent of most planners, even though there is a great deal of intellectual acceptance of the idea that planning practice rarely conforms to the model (Baum 1996; Hoch 1995, 225).
Over the past 25 years, there have been massive political and economic changes across the world. Capital moves freely, seeking its most profitable investments.
This article highlights socio-political implications of local responses to globalization as reflected in their time and space orientations.
About ten minutes from where I live, in Highland Park, north of Chicago, a house is being built.
U.S. government officials, business leaders and many economists tout "free trade" agreements as U.S. employment and wage boosters.
All firm locations create costs and benefits. Conventional wisdom holds that any negative effects of firms locating in the outer suburbs are greatly overshadowed by very large private benefits.
This paper describes the Illinois Voter Project (IVP) conducted by the Illinois League of Women Voters and the University of Illinois at Chicago during the 1994 Illinois gubernatorial election.